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Altana Albachiara The best view of Venice

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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In the San Marco district, Altana Albachiara is an elegant charming 120 square meters penthouse at the top of a 16th century merchant’s building at the base of Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal, accessible from a private courtyard, offering the best view you can dream of Venice 360 degrees from the two large top roof terraces overlooking the whole city! Restored respecting the original features of the typical venetian home, such as the timber beamed ceiling, marble floors, the fireplace and raw brick walls, the apartment is tastefully furnished, with a mix of antique furniture and contemporary conveniences to offer an authentic, cozy and welcoming atmosphere and every necessary comfort to feel completely at home. The apartment is provided with wifi internet connection, self-regulating ...In the San Marco district, Altana Albachiara is an elegant charming 120 square meters penthouse at the top of a 16th century merchant’s building at the base of Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal, accessible from a private courtyard, offering the best view you can dream of Venice 360 degrees from the two large top roof terraces overlooking the whole city! Restored respecting the original features of the typical venetian home, such as the timber beamed ceiling, marble floors, the fireplace and raw brick walls, the apartment is tastefully furnished, with a mix of antique furniture and contemporary conveniences to offer an authentic, cozy and welcoming atmosphere and every necessary comfort to feel completely at home. The apartment is provided with wifi internet connection, self-regulating air conditioning and heating system, tv, dvd player and a complete hi-fi system for the whole house entertainment. Full of natural sun light being located on the fourth floor and attic, it feels like the ideal quiet refuge of tranquility where you will be delighted to come back at the end of your days exploring the city. On the main floor the ample entrance leads into the different rooms: the bright, spacious and colorful living-room with dining area, a rich library and a large sofa that can open up in a double bed on request; two good-sized and comfortable double bedrooms with roomy wardrobes, one of which can be prepared as twin; a functional well equipped kitchen including table and chairs, oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and domestic appliances; a small handy toilet. An easy staircase takes to the upper floor where is found the old fashioned yet airy bathroom, with bath and shower fittings, hair-dryer, washing machine, laundry and ironing facilities, and the access to the two splendid deck terraces of 40 square meters on two levels among the highest of all Venice! The roof top terrace is the icing on the cake of Altana Albachiara apartment, so called for the bright sunrises over Venice that you can watch from here: this special name describes how beloved it was by me when it used to be my primary house before I recently moved and started renting it as a really special home in a special location for special guests, of who I will take care of hoping they will enjoy it as much as I did. On a clear day, if you look to the left from Altana Albachiara terrace you will see the snow caps of the Dolomites rising above the lagoon islands, then just look below you and there it is the magnificent Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal, turn to the right and you see the domes of St. Marks Church and Bell Tower, a truly heavenly location while sipping your favorite cocktail and admiring Venice all around. The terraces are provided with table, deckchairs and sunbeds offering an exclusive opportunity for your morning coffee, drinks in the evening, for your meals and relaxing time listening to the sounds of the city and enjoying its beauty. Altana Albachiara is the perfect combination of all that one would wish: the superb location, the stylish environment and the fabulous views make it the perfect apartment for your unforgettable venetian holiday! I’m looking forward to welcome you! More
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Chiara B
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Chiara, the host, met us at the vaporetto stop adjacent to Ponte Rialto and guided us to the apartment, which was mere feet away. While there were several flights of stairs to climb, the effort was well worth it as we were welcomed to her...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank CReed01085
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Thank you Chiara! Your apartment is amazing. One of the best accommodation, that we've booked on Housetrip ever! It was an unforgettable weekend. Thank you for your hospitality :)

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Przemek J
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Apartment We were a group of four adults staying in this most incredible apartment! This was the third time my husband and I have visited Venice and we have rented homes each time we were there. This apartment had the best view by far!...More

Date of stay: June 2018
3  Thank Biko27
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was a truly wonderful and unforgettable stay. My husband, myself and our two kids had three days in Venice and I couldn't think of a better place to spend them. Where to start... the two rooftop balconies with 360 degree views, the spacious apartment,...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank tamarad698
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The apartment is located on the top floor of a building that rubs shoulders with the Rialto Bridge. It's roomy, quaint and very comfortable. All possible tourist locations are close at hand and Chiara does much to make your stay as a sightseer as fulfilling...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank MikeyNik
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Altana Albachiara is centrally located in the heart of Venice just few steps from the picturesque Rialto Bridge, its colorful open air fruit, vegetable and fish market and the vaporetto waterbus stop. Everywhere is within a very short walk, St. Marks at seven minutes, Academia Bridge and the artistic Dorsoduro district, San Polo area, known for its numerous fine restaurants, Ca’ D’Oro, Cannaregio and all of the other main sites can be reached easily on foot.
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